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Net Neutrality: Poised for Bipartisan Action?
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Net Neutrality: Poised for Bipartisan Action?
2019-02-09 01:00:44
by TWN Staff

The 116th Congress ushered in the most diverse freshman class in history. While there are some vocal members on the extremes of both parties, this newly minted group of legislators is also by-and-large one of the most pragmatic in recent... Read More

Congress Has Had It Up to Here With Agencies Not Taking Its Spending Advice
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Congress Has Had It Up to Here With Agencies Not Taking Its Spending Advice

WASHINGTON — Congress is increasingly trying to force federal departments, especially the Pentagon, to quit disregarding audit recommendations on how to get more bang for billions of dollars in taxpayer bucks. Read More

John Dingell Remembered As 'True Statesman,' 'Twitter Ninja'
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John Dingell Remembered As 'True Statesman,' 'Twitter Ninja'

DEARBORN, MI – The death of former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, is being met with sadness and warm reflections on the towering legacy he leaves behind. Here’s how the nation is reacting to the passing of the... Read More

Michigan’s John Dingell, Longest-Serving Member in Congress, Dies at 92
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Michigan’s John Dingell, Longest-Serving Member in Congress, Dies at 92

DETROIT — Former U.S. Rep. John David Dingell Jr., who was one of the U.S House’s most powerful chairmen and helped write and pass some of the most consequential legislation in the nation’s history, died Thursday, according ... Read More

Democrats Show Displeasure With Trump Policies Through SOTU Guests
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Democrats Show Displeasure With Trump Policies Through SOTU Guests
2019-02-06 02:54:33
by TWN Staff

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) brings Fifth District resident, Jacqueline Beale, the Maryland State Lead Ambassador for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the non-partisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society "I am honored that Jacqueline... Read More

House Will Vote on HR 1 Government Overhaul Package This Month, Pelosi Says
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House Will Vote on HR 1 Government Overhaul Package This Month, Pelosi Says

WASHINGTON — The House will vote on a package of voting rights, campaign finance and ethics overhauls this month, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a “Dear Colleague” letter Monday night. House Democrats have... Read More

A Day of House Drama Over a Resolution Blaming Trump for the Shutdown
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A Day of House Drama Over a Resolution Blaming Trump for the Shutdown

House Republicans disrupted normal floor proceedings Tuesday because they were upset that the Democratic majority scheduled a vote Wednesday on a resolution that blamed President Donald Trump for the 35-day partial government shutdown. Read More

The Rise of the Pragmatic Democrat
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The Rise of the Pragmatic Democrat
2019-01-30 00:28:31
by TWN Staff

Much attention has been paid in the months since the midterm elections to several high profile members of the House Democratic Caucus, many of whom represent the far left of the party. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Roster
2019-01-29 23:15:21
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Natural Resources Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Roster
2019-01-29 23:11:57
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee
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U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee
2019-01-29 22:30:47
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Small Business Committee during the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space & Technology Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space & Technology Committee Roster
2019-01-29 22:29:03
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Science, Space & Technology Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

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